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[yuhng-ish] /ˈyʌŋ ɪʃ/
somewhat young.
Origin of youngish
First recorded in 1660-70; young + -ish1 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • The youngish men there found him interesting, and liked to shock him with tales of naughty London and naughtier Paris.

    The Longest Journey E. M. Forster
  • He was youngish an' she was younger an'—she wasn't goin' out anywheres that summer.

    Friendship Village Zona Gale
  • Besides he's youngish and good-looking, has splendid estates, and I really like him.

    The Smart Set Clyde Fitch
  • She was, of course, a youngish woman then, though no chicken.

    The Lion's Mouse C. N. Williamson and A. M. Williamson
  • Her nurse was a youngish, kindly woman, used to such incidents.

    In Wild Rose Time Amanda M. Douglas

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